The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 167 120 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.16% 13.75% 16.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.23% 14.42% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 69 98
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
916 832 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.14% 95.30% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 442 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 32
Average hourly rate £45.15 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.55% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 118 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 105 (34.65%) HTML
4 101 (33.33%) CSS
5 78 (25.74%) .NET
6 72 (23.76%) C#
7 67 (22.11%) SQL
8 60 (19.80%) Linux
8 60 (19.80%) TDD
9 54 (17.82%) MVC
9 54 (17.82%) Java
10 51 (16.83%) Python
11 46 (15.18%) Scrum
12 43 (14.19%) SQL Server
13 41 (13.53%) Web Services
14 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
14 39 (12.87%) jQuery
15 34 (11.22%) HTML5
15 34 (11.22%) AngularJS
15 34 (11.22%) OOP
16 33 (10.89%) User Experience
16 33 (10.89%) Unit Testing
17 32 (10.56%) REST
18 31 (10.23%) Security Cleared
18 31 (10.23%) PHP
19 29 (9.57%) Django
20 28 (9.24%) SC Cleared
21 26 (8.58%) Finance
22 25 (8.25%) Windows
23 24 (7.92%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.63%) Node.js
2 11 (3.63%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.30%) JBoss
4 5 (1.65%) CMS
4 5 (1.65%) Drupal
4 5 (1.65%) IIS
4 5 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.99%) Apache
5 3 (0.99%) WordPress
6 2 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (0.66%) Mule
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.33%) nginx
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.98%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (6.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.66%) Shopify
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) GitHub
3 2 (0.66%) Office 365
3 2 (0.66%) Scribe Online
4 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.61%) Internet
2 16 (5.28%) HTTP
3 9 (2.97%) SSL
4 5 (1.65%) H.323
5 3 (0.99%) FTP
5 3 (0.99%) SSH
6 2 (0.66%) CTI
6 2 (0.66%) Intranet
6 2 (0.66%) LDAP
6 2 (0.66%) Network Security
6 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.66%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.93%) NoSQL
2 21 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (6.60%) MySQL
4 17 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.95%) Big Data
6 14 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.97%) DB2
10 8 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.64%) Riak
11 7 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.31%) QlikView
12 6 (1.98%) OLAP
12 6 (1.98%) PerformancePoint
13 5 (1.65%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (5.28%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.95%) Maven
2 15 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.29%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.63%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.97%) Ant
5 9 (2.97%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.97%) JUnit
6 6 (1.98%) gulp
6 6 (1.98%) Subversion
7 5 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.32%) JIRA
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.99%) RSpec
9 3 (0.99%) Xcode
10 2 (0.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.66%) Build Forge
10 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.66%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (8.58%) Finance
2 6 (1.98%) Marketing
2 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.65%) Retail
4 3 (0.99%) Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (34.65%) HTML
2 101 (33.33%) CSS
3 78 (25.74%) .NET
4 41 (13.53%) Web Services
5 39 (12.87%) jQuery
6 34 (11.22%) AngularJS
6 34 (11.22%) HTML5
7 32 (10.56%) REST
8 29 (9.57%) Django
9 21 (6.93%) Sass
10 19 (6.27%) CSS3
10 19 (6.27%) RESTful
10 19 (6.27%) XML
11 17 (5.61%) ASP.NET
11 17 (5.61%) JSON
12 15 (4.95%) Spring
13 13 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (4.29%) Entity Framework
14 12 (3.96%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.89%) User Experience
2 12 (3.96%) DataPower
3 11 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.64%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.98%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.65%) Animation
7 5 (1.65%) Clustering
8 4 (1.32%) W3C
9 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.99%) Statistics
10 2 (0.66%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.66%) CMDB
10 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.66%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.80%) Linux
2 25 (8.25%) Windows
3 8 (2.64%) Unix
4 7 (2.31%) AIX
4 7 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.31%) Solaris
4 7 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Android
6 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.80%) TDD
3 54 (17.82%) MVC
4 46 (15.18%) Scrum
5 34 (11.22%) OOP
6 33 (10.89%) Unit Testing
7 24 (7.92%) Software Engineering
8 22 (7.26%) Software Testing
9 21 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.60%) CRM
10 20 (6.60%) Data Protection
11 19 (6.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (4.95%) OO
13 13 (4.29%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.29%) Front End Development
13 13 (4.29%) Kanban
14 12 (3.96%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.63%) SDLC
16 9 (2.97%) Secure Coding
17 8 (2.64%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (38.28%) JavaScript
2 72 (23.76%) C#
3 67 (22.11%) SQL
4 54 (17.82%) Java
5 51 (16.83%) Python
6 31 (10.23%) PHP
7 15 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 13 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.63%) C++
10 9 (2.97%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.64%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.31%) Ruby
13 6 (1.98%) VBA
14 5 (1.65%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.99%) C
15 3 (0.99%) Erlang
16 2 (0.66%) ES6
16 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.29%) Degree
4 9 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.65%) IBM Certification
5 5 (1.65%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.99%) MCSE
7 2 (0.66%) MCP
8 1 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.65%) FedRAMP
2 2 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.95%) Oracle
3 12 (3.96%) IBM
4 7 (2.31%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.98%) Tableau
6 5 (1.65%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.65%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.65%) Sony
7 4 (1.32%) Zend
8 3 (0.99%) Apple
8 3 (0.99%) CA
9 2 (0.66%) BMC
9 2 (0.66%) Cognos
9 2 (0.66%) Endeca
9 2 (0.66%) SAP
9 2 (0.66%) Talend
10 1 (0.33%) Google
10 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.33%) Splunk
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